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Head Coach Boys Swim & Dive

Company: Cambridge Public Schools
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Description of Service Opportunity:

A Head coach is directly responsible to the Director of Athletics and the CRLS Principal. The coach of an individual sport must realize that any activity sponsored by CRLS Athletics is part of the total program offered by CRLS. Individuals in charge of such activities must utilize sound educational principles and goals if athletics are to be a worthwhile part of the overall school program. Some of the duties of the Head Coach shall include:

Model the behaviors outlined in the National Federation Coaches Code of Ethics, especially those pertaining to sportsmanship.
Have full control of the team in all matters pertaining to coaching and athletic discipline.
Implement CRLS Athletic Department policies and team rules. Be responsible for the information contained in the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association Blue Book and the CRLS Student Handbook.
Supervise all assistant coaches both paid and volunteered.
Attend all Athletic Department and CRLS meetings that deal directly with the sport coached, including College Recruiting nights, Facilities and Fields meetings, and Athletic Awards meetings.
Stay informed of rule changes, trends, and recommendations that affect their particular sport.
Be present at each practice session and at all contests of the sport coached. This includes supervision at all times of the weight room, locker room, and shower areas until the area is secured before and after practices and contests.
Scout future opponents.
Develop an organized written practice plan to include adequate warm-up and cool-down procedures on a daily basis.
Make sure that the facilities and equipment are safe and that safety procedures are taught and followed in all areas.
Implementing game plan.
Review and assist in the processing of medical forms, parent consent forms, and eligibility/progress reports.
Give personal support to the entire CRLS staff, including Deans, Teachers, and the Friends of Cambridge Athletics.
Establish avenues of communication with other adults to identify potential resources for the enhancement of CRLS athletics; Work with community members who are involved in youth sports in order to encourage the young women and young men to continue to participate in sports at the high school level.
Develop an approach to coaching which encourages outreach to the parents of the athletes and to other adults who care about the athletes (booster clubs are one part of this outreach).
Ensure your athletes are participating in the Seasonal FOCA Fundraising event.
Organize and instruct clinics for the youth teams and coaches of your individual sport.
Directly supervise squad members at home and away contests.
Supervise all team members that are transported by school buses. This includes making sure all team members travel to and from games and practices (when applicable) by school transportation.
Be responsible for the distribution and collection of the school's athletic equipment before, during, and after the coaching season and compile inventory.
Communicate and report game results and information to media and Athletic Director, and if applicable return official's vouchers immediately following a contest.
Assist the Director of Athletics with security by not allowing keys to be handled by anyone but the coaching staff.
Have an awareness of school athletic awards policy and procedures; Distribute athletic awards in accordance with school policy.
Assist student-athletes in securing financial aid or college scholarships based on athletics ability.
Have current knowledge of NCAA and NAIA recruiting policies, regulations, and admission requirements.
Perform other duties/responsibilities assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Payments are submitted to the payroll office two times per season - 1st payment in the middle of the season and the 2nd payment at the end of the season.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited college or university is preferred. Previous successful playing and/or coaching experience required.
Current CPR/AED & First Aid Certification, Online Concussion Education Certification, Online Implicit Bias Education Certification, and fulfillment of the MIAA Coaches Education Requirements, and state requirements. In addition, completion of CORI Form, and fingerprinting background check is a must.

Length of Contract:

July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024

Contract Amount:

Flat Rate $6,242.00

Cambridge Public Schools is committed to slowing and/or stopping the spread of COVID-19. Therefore, as a condition of employment with Cambridge Public Schools, all new hires will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 no later than their first day of work. Written requests for either a religious exemption from this requirement based on sincerely held religious beliefs, or for a medical exemption based upon clear documentation from a medical provider should be submitted to the attention of the Chief Talent Officer.

Keywords: Cambridge Public Schools, Cambridge , Head Coach Boys Swim & Dive, Education / Teaching , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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